HOUSE BILL NO. 507
AN ACT AWARDING PENSION BENEFITS TO LAWRENCE C. POND, A FORMER STATE EMPLOYEE; APPROPRIATING MONIES INTO THE SPECIAL PENSION FUND AUTHORIZED BY VOLUME 61, CHAPTER 455, LAWS OF DELAWARE; AND DIRECTING THE BOARD OF PENSION TRUSTEES TO ADMINISTER PAYMENT OF THE PENSION PROVIDED BY THIS ACT AS IF IT WERE AWARDED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 55, TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE.
WHEREAS, Lawrence C. Pond of Odessa worked for the State of Delaware for approximately 18 years between October 23, 1951, and March 31, 1970; and
WHEREAS, Lawrence Pond's services were terminated on March 31, 1970, through no fault of his; and
WHEREAS, Lawrence Pond is ill and in serious need of a pension which the present law does not authorize.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:
Section 1. The Board of Pension Trustees is hereby authorized and directed to accept and approve Lawrence C. Pond's application for a disability pension of $250 a month, said pension to be based on the criterion of fifteen years of service, waiving statutory provisions.
Section 2. The sum of $34,075 is hereby appropriated to the Special Pension Fund authorized by Volume 61, Chapter 455, Laws of Delaware to implement the provisions of Section 1 of this Act.
Section 3. This is a supplementary appropriation and the funds hereby appropriated shall be paid by the State Treasurer out of funds in the General Fund of the State of Delaware not otherwise appropriated.
Approved July 13, 1979.